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E. Carmack Holmes, M.D.
E. Carmack Holmes, M.D.


Thoracic Surgery

General Information:



Professor, Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Physician, Department of Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer Program, Thoracic Oncology Program
Executive Director, Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology
Member, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area


Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1968 - 1973
Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1965 - 1966
Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1964 - 1965
Medical Degree:
M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964


Board Certification(s):
Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1974
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 1973

Contact Information:

(310) 267-6600

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. E. Carmack Holmes' research focuses on thoracic oncology, specifically adjuvant therapy, immunology and new techniques for the treatment of lung cancer.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Mao JT, Fishbein MC, Adams B, Roth MD, Goodglick L, Hong L, Burdick M, Strieter ER, Holmes C, Tashkin DP, Dubinett SM. Celecoxib decreases Ki-67 proliferative index in active smokers. Clin Cancer Res. 2006; 12(1): 314-20.

Sarna L, Evangelista L, Tashkin D, Padilla G, Holmes C, Brecht ML, Grannis F. Impact of respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function on quality of life of long-term survivors of non-small cell lung cancer. Chest. 2004; 125(2): 439-45.